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Non-Touring - Production Manager (Hybrid - Based in Tampa Bay Area)


The Production Manager is responsible for working with the Executive Producer’s. You will play a crucial role in overseeing and coordinating all aspects of the production process. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure that each production runs smoothly from conception to opening, meeting artistic standards, budgetary constraints, and deadlines. You will collaborate closely with directors, designers, technical staff, performers, venues, IP Holders, and producers to bring the creative vision to life while managing logistical details.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production Planning and Scheduling:
    • Work closely with creative team, producers, venue, IP Holder’s and other stakeholders to understand the creative vision and requirements for each production.
    • Develop production schedules and timelines, coordinating the overall schedule, build schedule, rehearsals.
    • Manage scheduling conflicts and ensure efficient use of resources, including venue spaces, equipment, and personnel.
  • Budget Management:
    • Working with the producers to develop and manage production budgets.
    • Negotiate contracts with vendors, suppliers, and personnel to ensure cost-effective solutions without compromising artistic integrity.
    • Monitor expenses throughout the production process and implement cost-saving measures when necessary.
  • Team Coordination:
    • Working with the producers, to hire and supervise additional production staff as needed for varying projects.
    • Foster a collaborative and positive working environment, ensuring effective communication and teamwork among all production team members.
    • Provide guidance and support to team members, addressing any concerns or challenges that arise during rehearsals or performances.
  • Logistics and Operations:
    • Coordinate all logistical aspects of the production, including transportation, trucking, shipping, lodging, and catering.
    • Oversee the procurement and maintenance of props, costumes, set pieces, and other production elements.
    • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations throughout the production process, identifying and addressing potential hazards.
  • Technical Production Oversight:
    • Collaborate with creative team, designers, shops, and IP Holders to execute technical elements of the production, including but not limited to lighting, sound, scenic, video, and special effects.
    • Coordinate and oversee the integration of technical elements into each project.
    • Troubleshoot technical issues and ensure that all equipment is properly maintained and operated.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Theater Production, Arts Management, or related field (or 5+ years of equivalent professional experience).
  • Proven experience in production management (touring, theme park and cruise ships), with a strong understanding of the production process from concept to performance.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize competing demands.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and financial management principles, with experience managing production budgets and expenses.
  • Familiarity with technical aspects of theatrical production, including rigging, stagecraft, lighting, sound, and set design.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret and draft instructions in various formats and software including CAD documents.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, often under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to travel worldwide based on the production needs 

Additional Requirements:

  • Availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required by production schedules.
  • Physical ability to lift and move heavy equipment and set pieces.
  • Knowledge of union regulations and collective bargaining agreements (where applicable) is a plus.
  • International production knowledge is a plus 


As a Production Manager, you will serve as a pivotal figure in bringing artistic visions to life. Your combination of organizational, managerial, and creative skills will ensure the successful execution of each production, delighting audiences and contributing to the vibrant world of theater.

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